Born: January 28, 1975 Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor
Lorenzo Sanguedolce is a Brooklyn based tenor saxophonist and improviser whose music is not defined by genre or style. His debut album, Live at the Yippie, with bassist Michael Bisio, was released on NoBusiness Records in November 2009. He leads numerous small groups, including a quartet with David Arner (p), Francois Grillot (b) and Todd Capp (d), a trio with Adam Caine and John Wagner, and other projects including alto saxophonist Nick Lyons and bassist Adam Lane.
Lorenzo is a member of the New York Soundpainting Orchestra and Eric Eigner’s Mysterium Electric Soundpainting Septet. He has also performed and/or recorded with Connie Crothers (p), John Zorn (as), Ken Filiano (b), Ratzo Harris (b), Richard Tabnik (as), Carol Liebowitz (p), Kazzrie Jaxen (p), Andy Fite (g), Lou Grassi (d), Barry Altschul (d), Ian Brandt (b) and Jose Conde (leader/voc), to name a few.
Before moving to New York, Lorenzo lived in Milan, Italy for six years, where he began an ongoing collaboration with pianist, composer, neuropsychiatrist and multidisciplinary artist Paolo Ferrari. In this period, along with dancer Stefania Kea Tonetti and painter Roberto Tivi Tavi Papini he also founded the performance group Mass Construction, an improvising ensemble comprised of musicians, actors, dancers and visual artists.
In addition to his performances in the New York City area and in Europe, Lorenzo also teaches private lessons in his Brooklyn studio.
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
I have been teaching saxophone for over 15 years to students of all ages, playing levels and musical directions.
I have a wide range of availability, generally from 10am to 10pm, and can also travel to your home.
Please contact me for rates.